The Sunday Times: Help big boys play with their pennies.

In September, some of Britain’s leading entrepreneurs and investors wrote to business secretary Vince Cable asking whether the tax incentive could be brought back. High-profile angel investors Sherry Coutu and Dale Murray joined entrepreneur and investor Luke Johnson and others to back its return. But Cable was unmoved.

Today, Johnson’s Centre for Entrepreneurs leads a plea to George Osborne. In a letter, the think tank will propose the chancellor uses the autumn statement on December 3 to “announce a consultation on how to incentivise large firms to unlock their balance sheets and invest in small and medium-sized companies”.

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